Document Title

ms00460

Document ID

ms00460

Newspaper

The Natchez Courier

Place of Publication

Natchez, Mississippi

Date of Publication (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

11-22-1833

Date of Creation (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

November 1833

Language (of the Original Document)

English

Runaway Name

Mail

Individual ID

ms00511

Gender

M

Age

35

Height

6'

Weight

Strong built

Injury/Trama

Blister scars on left side

Chains

No

Languages

French

English Proficiency

Speaks English

Literacy

Not Mentioned

Owner Name

Perret, Charles

Owner Home

New Orleans, Louisiana

Previous Owner

Not mentioned

Origin of Escape

New Orleans, Louisiana

Companions

Fled or captured as an individual

Armed

No

Means of Escape

None mentioned

Reward Offered

$50

Capture Date (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

November 1833

Contributing Institution

The University of Southern Mississippi. College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.

Metadata Coder

Branstiter, Allan

Date Metadata Coded (in MM-DD-YYYY format)

June 2014

Document Description

$50 Reward. Ranaway from the subscriber’s plantation, during the night of the 19th to the 20th of October, the negro man MAIL, about 35 years, 6 feet high, strong built, speaks French and English well, and has on his left side the marks of two blisters. The above reward will be given to the person who will lodge him in one of the jails of the State, and give information thereof to Messrs. Blanc & Bruger, at New-Orleans, or to the subscriber, on his plantation. Parish St. Charles. CHARLES PERRET. N. Orleans, (La. Courier) [sic].

Document Type

Article

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